13th Annual BIOECON Conference
"Resource Economics, Biodiversity Conservation and Development"

11-13 September 2011

Villa Barton
The Graduate Institute
Geneva, Switzerland

Hosted by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland
Supported by the Founding Partners of the BIOECON Network:
UNEP, IUCN, Conservation International, FEEM and IHEID


Logistical information


Location of the venue (see map below)

The conference will be held on various sites within the Parc Mon Repos, according to the programme. A signalisation panel at the entrance of the Villa Barton, will help you finding your way.



Hotel information

We have blocked a number of rooms in various hotels in Geneva at a preferential price. You can choose and reserve your hotel using one of the following links.

In French :
In English:

The offer is valid until the end of July. All hotels are within walking distance of the train station.


Transport in Geneva
How to get from the airport to the venue?

Taxi: Taxis in Geneva are reliable but expensive. Please note that the approximate fare from the Airport to the Hotel or to the venue of the meeting is CHF 40.

Train : From the Airport you can get to the railway station that is located at the 1st floor and catch the train towards the Gare Cornavin.

Public Transportation:
From the airport to the meeting’s venue you can catch Bus No. 28 direction JARDIN BOTANIQUE Get off at the JARDIN BOTANIQUE stop that is in front of the Parc Mon Repos where the Graduate Institute is located.
The Geneva International Airport provides a one way free bus/train ticket to the passengers coming into Geneva. This ticket can be obtained at the ticket machines which are located at the baggage collection area, before going through customs. Tickets can also be bought at the bus stop or at the train station. A single ticket costs CHF 3 and is valid for one hour. The machines do not give change, but Euro coins can be used.
Please note that your Hotel will provide you with a free daily public transport pass. You can ask for it at the reception upon your arrival.


Lunches and coffee breaks will be organised at the Conference venue for the 2 days of the conference.

Conference main page

Announcement and Call for papers

Programme and papers

Programme book

Logistical information




With the contribution of: CSIRO